“Betrayal” is what the Sportfishing Association of California (SAC) and a Partnership for Sustainable Oceans called the recent decision to throw out their recommendations when California Fish and Game Commission met to consider how to create rules for enforcing a new Marine Protection Act. As part of the South Coast region’s process, the group voted [...]
Submitted by: Chris MacDonald
Seal Beach, Calif.–As Fullerton resident Neil McGraw was fishing on The Seal Beach Pier this afternoon, he held one of the fish in the air that he caught and a seagull swooped and got it. Many people were watching the action take place. Neil put on a good show. The Seal Beach [...]
Surprises On The Highway-A Visit With The Trout Man
(One in a Continuing Series)
By C. MacDonald
One of the things that makes living in California exciting is that you never know what you’ll see on the highway. My son and I were headed on a mission this morning when lo and behold we spotted something we’d never seen [...]
03 Oct, 2009
Posted by: Beach Reporter In: world
Travelers and travel writers can’t get enough of cute little Cayucos, declared one of the nation’s top 10 towns worth a weekend visit recently by somebody in the travel industry. With an old saloon, a few trendy boutique style restaurants serving locally crafted, award-winning wines, and the corner BBQ where you sit at a table [...]
, beach town
, central coast
, hearst castle
, morro rock
, ocean views
Huntington Beach, Calif.–When contacted about a story and supposed controversy over who has bragging rights to the water surrounding the Huntington Beach Pier (surfers or fishermen with their lines cast in the water), I didn’t get excited. This is an old story that swells like ocean waves from time to time. It, and the surf [...]
California piers number over 100 in my best gestimate. Many fellow reporters and authors have contacted me through the years, asking for the exact number of California piers and I always tell them that hard numbers are tough to come by as the qualification for what truly is a pier can be fuzzy.
Here are three [...]
02 Jun, 2009
Posted by: Beach Reporter In: california
California piers offer many opportunities for exploring, relaxing and even fishing.
, Pismo Beach
, santa cruz
, Santa Monica
, seal beach
Let’s Go Fishing in Southern California offers information about two fishing trip options, and a grand reopening of a bait & tackle shop.
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, balboa pavilion
, southern california
Pier fishing in California is a popular sport, but do tourists and locals eat the fish they catch?